Detroit Red Wings sign three-year contract extension with Pavel Datsyuk
June 19 , 2013
The Detroit Red Wings signed a three-year contract extension through to the 2016-17 season with forward Pavel Datsyuk on Tuesday.
Though financial details were not released, the deal is reportedly worth $23 million.
Datsyuk, who had one year remaining on a seven-year $46.9 million contract, has played his entire career with Detroit.
He has helped the team win two Stanley Cup titles since joining them during the 2001-02 season.
The 34-year-old Russian native has 255 goals and 512 assists for 767 points in 779 career regular-season games.
He is also a three-time winner of the Selke Trophy as the league's top defensive forward.
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